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Watching Sea Turtles

Isla Caña and La Marinera are among few public beaches in Panama where you can come and see the turtles nesting


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Sea turtles live almost all the time in the water, except for the breeding season. Therefore, watching thousands of huge sea turtles breeding on the beach is an incredible experience.

The rainy season lasts from September to December, that is when huge crowds of tourists come to see the turtles laying their eggs or the hatchlings moving to the sea. The turtles here are very large and have an oval shell that is covered with solid shields. The size ranges from 15 inches to 5 feet. The turtles may weigh up to 300 kilograms. The sand on the beaches of Isla Cana and La Marinera is formed by corals, that is why it is white and soft. Here you can feel yourself like in heaven.

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